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convective discharge[kən′vek·div ′dis‚chärj]
The movement of a visible or invisible stream of charged particles away from a body that has been charged to a sufficiently high voltage. Also known as electric wind; static breeze.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.